Oscar A. Aliaga

Oscar A. Aliaga
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Educational Leadership, Evaluation and Organizational Development
Room 364 - College of Education
502-852-2545
oaalia01 @ louisville.edu

Dr. Aliaga's curriculum vitae [PDF]

Educational Background

  • Ph. D., Education (Work Education—Human Resource Development), University of Minnesota
  • M.A., Public Affairs, University of Minnesota
  • Bachelor of Law / Attorney, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

Areas of Interest

  • Organizational innovation and performance
  • Adult education and postsecondary education systems
  • Career and Technical Education policies and impact
  • Human Resource Development theoretical foundations
  • Training design and evaluation
  • Conflict management

Professional Experience

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Education and Human Development, University of Louisville, August 2016- present
  • Program Director, International Learning, College of Education and Human Development. University of Louisville, July 2013 - July 2016
  • Program Director, National Research Center for Career and Technical Education, University of Louisville, February 2010 - June 2013
  • Adjunct Faculty, Department of Educational Leadership, Evaluation and Organizational Development, University of Louisville, 2010 - 2016

Awards and Recognitions

  • Outstanding Journal Article in the Career and Technical Education Research journal (Vol. 30). Association for Career and Technical Education Research. Association for Career and Technical Education Research—Career and Technical Education Research Conference 2007, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
  • Outstanding Research Paper. American Educational Research Association-Career and Technical Education SIG. American Educational Research Association 2007 Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
  • Outstanding Research Manuscript. Association for Career and Technical Education Research. Association for Career and Technical Education Research-Career and Technical Education Research Conference 2005. Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
  • Outstanding Service Award. International Management Development Association. Eighth World Business Congress, 1999. Monterey, California, USA.

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • Aliaga, A. O. (2015). Women, poverty and education in Peru: An overview of access and performance (pp. 201-228). In G. Jean-Marie, S. Sider & C. Desir (Eds.), Comparative International Perspectives on Education and Social Change in Developing Countries and Indigenous Peoples in Developed Countries. International Advances in Education: Global Initiatives for Equity and Social Justice. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
  • Stone, J. R., III, & Aliaga, O. A. (2007). Helping low achieving youth acquire work readiness: The role of career and technical education. In: Transition support policy for young people with low educational background (pp. 1-22). Tokyo: The Japan Institute for Labour Policy and Training.
  • Stone, J. R., III, & Aliaga, O. A. (2007). Participation in career and technical education and school-to-work in American high schools. In D. Neumark (Ed.). Improving schoolto- work transitions (pp. 59-86). New York: Russell Sage Foundation.
  • Aliaga, O. A., Kotamraju, P., & Stone, J. R., III. (2014). Understanding participation in secondary Career and Technical Education in the 21st century: Implications for policy and practice. High School Journal, 97 (3), 128-158.
  • Castellano, M., Sundell, K., Overman, L.T., & Aliaga, O.A. (2012). Do CTE Programs of Study improve student achievement? Preliminary analyses from a rigorous longitudinal study. . International Journal of Educational Reform, 21, 98-118.
  • Stone, J. R., III, & Aliaga, O. A. (2005). Career and Technical Education and Schoolto- Work at the End of the 20th Century: Participation and Outcomes. Career and Technical Education Research, 30, 125-144.
  • Aliaga, O. A., & Swanson, R. A (2003). Economic foundation of HRD. In M. J. Marquardt & Viwe Mtshontshi (Eds.). Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems. Oxford, UK: UNESCO/EOLSS Publishers (http://www.eolss.net/E1-10-toc.aspx).
  • Aliaga, O. A. (2001). Human capital, HRD and the knowledge organization. In O. A. Aliaga (Ed.), Academy of Human Resource Development 2001 Conference Proceedings (pp. 427-434; section 18-3). Baton Rouge, LA: Academy of Human Resource Development.
  • Aliaga, O. A. (2000). Knowledge management and strategic planning. Advances in Developing Human Resources, 5, 91-104. [Vol: Strategic perspectives on knowledge, competence, and expertise. R. W. Herling, & J. Provo, Eds.]
  • Fiutak, T. R., Aliaga, O. A., & McKendree, C. (2015). A two-level perception of conflict in organizations. Paper presented at the 2015 16th International Conference of the University Forum for Human Resource Development, Cork, Ireland, June 2015.
  • Aliaga, O. A., Kotamraju, P., Stone, J. R., III., & Dickinson, E. R. (2014, April). Engaging students in high school: A survival analysis of the impact of Career and Technical Education. Paper for the 2014 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Aliaga, O. A., & Dickinson, E. R. (2012, April). Participation in Career in Technical Education in high school: A course taking perspective. Paper for the 2012 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  • Castellano, M., Sundell, K., Overman, L., & Aliaga, O. A. (2012, April). The impact of Programs of Study on student achievement: Interim results from a longitudinal study. Paper for the 2012 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  • Castellano, M., Sundell, K., Overman, L., & Aliaga, O. A. (2012, April). Rigorous Tests of Student Outcomes in CTE Programs of Study: Two-Year Results. Paper for the 2012 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  • Kotamraju, P., Aliaga, O. A., & Dickinson, E. R. (2011, April). The college and career readiness of US high school graduates: Moving from concept to measurement. Paper for the 2011 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.
  • Aliaga, O. A. (2011). Managers and organizational conflict: Prevailing approaches and solving styles. Paper for the Academy of Human Resource Development International Research Conference, Schaumburg, IL.